WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19

The WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19 lists six steps to create a healthier 💟, fairer ⚖️ and greener 🌳 world while...

People should NOT wear masks while exercising

People should NOT wear masks when exercising, as masks may reduce the ability to breathe comfortably. Sweat can make the mask become wet more...

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by a virus, NOT by bacteria

The virus that causes COVID-19 is in a family of viruses called Coronaviridae. Antibiotics do not work against viruses. Some people who become ill with...

The likelihood of shoes spreading COVID-19 is very low

The likelihood of COVID-19 being spread on shoes and infecting individuals is very low. As a precautionary measure, particularly in homes where infants and...

Use of medical masks when properly worn DOESN’T cause CO2 intoxication nor oxygen deficiency

The prolonged use of medical masks can be uncomfortable. However, it does not lead to CO2 intoxication nor oxygen deficiency. While wearing a medical...

COVID-19 and young people – Play it safe

"We call on young people to take precautionary measures: hand hygiene, physical distance, wear a mask, stay home if you’re feeling unwell, avoid crowded...

Dr Tedros – six months since declaration of public health emergency of international concern

This week marks six months since WHO declared COVID-19 a public health emergency of international concern, when there were less than 100 cases outside...

World Hepatitis Day 2020

"No infant should grow up only to die of hepatitis B because they weren't vaccinated. Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we...

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#WearAMask Challenge – Do It All

Today, we launch a new #WearAMask challenge! By wearing a mask, you are sending a message of solidarity and protecting people, especially those most vulnerable,...

How to Wear a Mask

Wearing a mask in public may help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/masks/Face-Covering-COVID-19-video.pdf Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This...

COVID-19 & Telehealth Implementation: Stories from the Field

During this COCA Call, presenters will discuss telehealth benefits and challenges during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters will share their experiences implementing telehealth...
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